Category: South Jersey

Video sheds new light on former Democrat Assemblyman’s simple assault arrest

CAMDEN, N.J. — Arthur Barclay, a state assemblyman until last month, resigned from the New Jersey legislature after an alleged June 7th simple assault related to a domestic violence incident. On Wednesday, released body cam footage — published by  TAPinto Camden Read More

NJ-02: Grossman, A.C. Republicans lock arms even after NRCC abandons him

LINWOOD, N.J. — Nothing in the 2nd Congressional District is turning out quite like Republican leaders would’ve liked. Their preferred candidate lost the primary. The GOP nominee — Seth Grossman — is now under-fire from state and national media outlets Read More

NJ-02: Former GOP rival DeWeese to host fundraiser for Democrat Van Drew

WILDWOOD, N.J. — Dave DeWeese came as close as anyone ever has to dethroning state Senator Jeff Van Drew during the 2011 legislative election cycle, falling under 4,000 votes shy over winning out of over 45,000 votes cast. Flash forward Read More

Murphy could hold sports betting bill as a chip to play in budget negotiations

By Art Gallagher _ Dennis Drazin and his partners at Monmouth Park were ready to accept sports bets on Memorial Day weekend.  They wisely didn’t after Senate President Steve Sweeney announced he was inserting a provision in the state legislation Read More

NJ-02: Fiocchi touts home county Young Republican endorsement

VINELAND, N.J. – Sam Fiocchi didn’t win the Cumberland County convention despite representing his home turf on both the freeholder board and, later, in the state legislature. After the endorsed candidate — former FBI agent Robert Turkavage — lost a Read More

Phil Murphy’s response to the Wildwood punching video was unhelpful

By Matt Rooney _ We still don’t really know what happened on that beach in Wildwood, Save Jerseyans. Unless you were there? I wasn’t. The popular Cape May County beach resort’s mayor said Tuesday that soon-to-be-released body cam footage will Read More

NJ-03: Kim chickens out, ducks joint appearance with MacArthur

TOMS RIVER, N.J. — Presumptive NJ-03 Democrat nominee Andy Kim used to talk a big game when it came to his Republican adversary.  “If Tom McArthur has a question for me, I’m happy to have a debate with him anytime, Read More

ROONEY: If ‘Partying Like Its 1776’ Is Racist, Someone Better Tell the Cast of Hamilton!

TRENTON, N.J. — Is celebrating the American Revolution… racist? That’s the discussion right now at Cherry Hill High School East after someone complained that this year’s prom tickets — urging students to ‘party like it’s 1776’ at the events venue, the American founding-themed Read More